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2010 BEST Sports Bar, Red Sox

Jerry Remy’s

Boston

Owned by Mr. Red Sox Nation himself, Jerry Remy’s has upped the ante (and the cholesterol count) for Fenway bars. The TVs are mammoth, and the kitchen serves a burger wedged between two pieces of fried dough. Best of all,… read more»

2009 BEST Sports Bar

The Four’s

Boston

The most important thing in the most important sports town in America is, aside from victory itself, finding the right place to soak up all the action. If you can’t be courtside or behind home plate, that place is the… read more»

2008 BEST Sports Bar

The Four’s

Boston

Until the Celtics ended the long drought for the Garden’s resident teams, there wasn’t much cause for hanging around the arena to throw back beers. But with the C’s generating excitement the likes of which haven’t been seen since Larry… read more»

2007 BEST Sports Bar

Game On

Boston

If you’re like us, you can’t stand watching sports without the benefit of booze and high-def. At Game On, two bars amply stocked with top-shelf hooch get fans out of the Coors Light rut while they take in their choice… read more»

2006 BEST Sports Bar

Game On!

Boston

Big. Small. Flat Screen. Plasma. Game On has so many TVs—70 in all—it’ll always be airing whatever sport you want to watch. The Fenway Park spot packs in Sox fans before, during, and after games. Traditionalists love the relaxed upstairs… read more»

2005 BEST Sports Bar

Game On! Sports Café

Boston

We expected nothing less than a perfect score when Patrick Lyons, owner of Kings, Avalon, and Sonsie, launched the new Game On! The hopped-up, multi-media Fenway bar brings Sox fans closer to the game than box seats, via 70-plus TVs…. read more»

2004 BEST Sports Bar

The Baseball Tavern

Boston

A reverential silence descends on this spartan tap room whenever the Sox play. The patrons and bartenders alike are true fans, and their passions are readily apparent on the slew of television sets aimed at every nook and corner. If… read more»

2003 BEST Sports Bar

Coolidge Corner Clubhouse

Brookline

A moment of silence, please, for the newly shuttered Sports Depot in Allston, at one time the only true sports bar (thanks to its 70 TVs and $9.99 Sunday brunch) this town could claim. Left to fill its shoes are… read more»

2002 BEST Sports Bar

The Sports Depot

Allston

Reigning sports bar champ Sports Depot almost lost its title this year to a cozy little bar in Coolidge Corner—that is, until the latter invoked a 90-minute table rule. Which is why the Sports Depot takes the trophy once again…. read more»

2001 BEST Sports Bar

Sports Depot

Allston

Where else can you watch the Red Sox on more than 75 TVs (including one in each rest room), choose from 40 beers on tap and in bottles, eat a $9.99 Sunday brunch, banter with sports fans from all over… read more»